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Alumni CONNECT: Mentorship Program

Mission:
Alumni Connect will serve students in healthcare as a launching pad for a successful career ahead by providing leadership and developmental opportunities.

Objective:
Provide a stimulating environment for Mentor Alumni Leaders and Mentees to experience self-discovery and growth, personal fulfillment and achievement through a culture of continuous learning.

Members:
Drexel Alumni and current students of College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University

Mentor and Mentee Roles:

Mentors: To volunteer time and knowledge to guide future professionals in their quest for self-discovery and successful career path.

  • Guidance
  • Coaching
  • Insights
  • Modeling
  • Share experiences
  • Stimulate individual growth
  • Help to identify mentee’s goals (short and long term)
  • Help to identify mentee’s strengths and weakness
  • Encourage activities to develop personal vision
  • Provide emotional support through recognition, encouragement and feedback
  • Develop friendship
  • Help with launching the first job (interviewing skills, resume writing skills, job search skills…)
  • Recommendations
  • Utilize learning opportunities provided at Drexel University

Mentees: To be a responsible participant of the program through engagement, receptiveness, and personal-interest in acquiring new knowledge and self-development for a successful career path.

  • Be responsible
  • Respect Mentor’s time and effort
  • Be open to constructive feedback and different ways of learning
  • Stay engaged and actively seek learning opportunities
  • Be self-interested in being successful

Mentorship Program Guidelines:

  • Apply online and tell us about your interests
  • Wait for a Mentor/Mentee match done by Alumni Network
  • Attend CNHP Alumni Network Meeting once a year in person/phone (the date will be provided on master calendar)

Mentorship Program Process:

  • Get acquainted
  • Have in person/cyber/phone meeting at least once a month
  • Attendance at one annual event is highly recommended
  • Set goals, intervene, assess, and evaluate
  • Reach out to CNHP Alumni Network for help

Resources & Tools:

  • Activities organized by CNHP Alumni Network
  • Activities organized by Drexel University main campus
  • Available access to the library resources